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Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics

  • January 17, 2024
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom



This workshop offers the attendees the resources to begin a digital project and learn about commonly used metadata fields. This class will be for anyone wishing to learn more about these topics and is required for joining the New York Heritage Digital Collections website for the Long Island region. 

Here's what you'll learn:

Deciding on a digital project

Hands-on digitization examplesAd

Metadata - what is 'data about data'

Understanding common metadata fields

Setting up a spreadsheet for your collection items

NOTE: This is a repeat presentation - no new material will be covered if you have previously attended this workshop. This program will be recorded.


Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone,

Professional Development Hours: 3 (.3 CEUs)

Program Recording: Yes


1. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact Eliscia Cirrone, to check your registration.  

2.  If you have any questions regarding this program or registration and program access, please contact Eliscia Cirrone,

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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